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UKONS 2017 | Patient education and the role of the nurse

Nurses have a high level of contact with individual patients, which enables them to have a unique perspective on their emotional and practical needs. Speaking from the UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS) Annual Conference 2017 in Harrogate, UK, Michael Mawhinney of Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, discusses the importance of the nurse across all aspects of patient care, highlighting their role in patient education. He also highlights the importance of the pharmacist in patient-facing roles.